Many other Arab states lack the serendipitous unity of Tunisia and Egypt, making their hopeful democratic transitions more challenging.
Sure, I might be robbed by super-literate jazz thieves, but systems like the Kindle demonstrate a much wider potential for instant mass disappearance.
What we’re seeing with our changing notions of sharing and ownership might be a new hybrid of orality and literacy.
But it’s those little moments when you feel like you might actually be creating a movement that sustain me.
If there were a showy way to use cyber weapons to effect death in the “kinetic” world, then terrorists may harness it.
China, like Russia under Putin, is a bogeyman figure for liberal Westerners.
The Web gives everyone a platform, but it does not guarantee an audience. It gives you tools for connection, but does not guarantee that people will like you.
Holding Obama to these promises will be the real challenge for progressives in the years to come. These supporter campaigns provide a window into the possibilities for continued progressive activism during the Obama presidency.
The above was part of yet another political discussion taking place on Facebook, the premier forum for solving the world’s problems.
DMX even sleeps angrily. He is a living embodiment of the philosophy, “temporary insanity is for losers.”